Hatching dragonflies

by Stephen Levine


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Sunspots are lily pads,
Buddha a dragonfly.

Remember the first time
your heart froze

it was a hell of a day

but nonetheless
dragonflies were hatching

-- from Breaking the Drought: Visions of Grace, by Stephen Levine

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